Learn The Correct Use of Lipoic Acid With Naltrexone In Cancer Treatment and In Severe Liver Disease. Burt Berkson MD, PhD practices integrative medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico and is an adjunct professor at New Mexico State University. Dr Berkson is an active researcher and speaker and in 2007 spoke at the National Cancer Institute on his successful experience in treating cancer and autoimmune diseases with Low Dose Naltrexone and Alpha-Lipoic Acid. He is the CDC expert consultant on lipoic acid and liver disease and a former FDA alpha-lipoic acid principal investigator. He has authored, or co-authored 4 books; The Alpha-Lipoic Acid Breakthrough; All About the B Vitamins; Syndrome X; and A Users Guide to the B Vitamins.